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The new plague: Computer viruses that extort you : Ransomware, a particularly annoying breed of computer virus, is spreading like the plague. This malware locks you out of your computer files until you pay up -- and it is proving incredibly difficult to exterminate.
A major ransomware operation called Cryptolocker was supposedly halted by the FBI in May. Not so fast, security experts say. It's only a setback.

Cryptolocker used a massive network of hijacked computers called a "botnet" to spread the virus. The FBI, foreign law enforcement and private security companies teamed up to cut off communication between that botnet and victims' devices. They seized Cryptolocker's servers and replaced them with their own.
But as antivirus maker Bitdefender points out, all that accomplished was to stop Cryptolocker's virus delivery system. Cryptolocker lives on, and its criminal masters just need to find a new botnet to start delivering viruses to new computers once again.
If the criminals tweak the virus' code and find a different set of servers, law enforcement is back at square one.
How safe are you? Read CNNMoney's cybersecurity Flipboard
"All the attackers need to do is update the malware," said Bogdan Botezatu, Bitdefender's senior threat analyst.
In just nine months, Cryptolocker had kidnapped the files of 400,000 people -- most of them Americans. Victims were told to pay $300 within three days in order to receive the key to their files. Only a tiny fraction of them paid up, but the criminals still collected more than $4 million.
"This is a cyber stickup," said Julie Preiss, an executive at Damballa, a cybersecurity firm that assisted the FBI operation.
Even after Cryptolocker was disrupted, victims can still pay the ransom. But without the ability to communicate with Cryptolocker's network, the victims won't be able to get the keys to unlock their files. Those are gone forever.
And now copycats are popping up just about everywhere. http://money.cnn.com/2014/07/09/technology/security/ransomware/index.html
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Adobe promises access to #Lightroom photos even after subscription ends :  After a course correction in the newest Lightroom version, people who cancel Creative Cloud subscriptions still will be able to manage, print, and export photos. 

With the newest version of its Lightroom software for editing and cataloging photos, Adobe has made good on an earlier commitment to ensure people don't lose access to their photos even if they stop paying for subscription access to the software itself.
Adobe offers Lightroom in two ways: first, through sale of a traditional perpetual license that means the software keeps on working, but that doesn't grant access to software updates; and second, through its Creative Cloud subscription plan in which customers pay monthly to use the latest version of Adobe software. That includes the $50-per-month full Creative Cloud that covers all Adobe's software, but also the $10-per-month Photoshop Photography Program, which includes Lightroom and Photoshop.

Some photographers, though, were leery of subscriptions, worried they'd get locked out of their photo catalogs. Starting with the newest Lightroom, released in June, that won't happen, though they won't be able to perform detailed editing operations or to add location data to their photos anymore if they cease their subscriptions.

The subscription tweak could mollify some of the abundant Creative Cloud subscription skeptics. Although Adobe has showed steadily climbing subscription rates, rising to 2.308 million at the end of May and bringing recurring revenue at a rate of $1.2 billion per year, a vocal group is angry at the idea of software that stops working when they stop paying.  http://www.cnet.com/news/adobe-promises-access-to-lightroom-photos-even-after-subscription-ends/
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[Striking Stat!] Since 1989, the world has built 5.3 million miles' worth of underwater cabling. Here's what 25 years of Internet development looks like, in 1 GIF: http://wapo.st/1nmCXqU
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In the battle to keep your personal information private, it's not just hackers you have to worry about, but lax #security and stupidity http://bit.ly/1mzZ5CP
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If Sapphire can be used in iPhone 6, i would buy a new one! What about you?
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Controlling One Person’s Body with other Person’s Brain:

Researchers at the University of Washington have succeeded in sending commands from one person’s brain to control another person’s muscular movements.

Technically we can say that it is the world’s first noninvasive human to human brain interface.

Question is how it can be done?

Is this some kind of mind trick? Well you will be surprised to know that internet is used to accomplish this task.

Read full story here: http://goo.gl/LqMlfk

#technology  
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#SteveJobs Worst #Nightmare Coming True Check out #Apple   App Store: Major breakthroughs & highlights.  http://www.dazeinfo.com/2014/07/12/apple-nc-aapl-app-store-growth-steve-jobs/ 
Currently, there are 1,252,777 apps available on #AppStore.
 
Steve Jobs Worst #Nightmare Coming True Check out #Apple   App Store: Major breakthroughs & highlights.  http://www.dazeinfo.com/2014/07/12/apple-nc-aapl-app-store-growth-steve-jobs/ 
Currently, there are 1,252,777 apps available on #AppStore. The monthly app additions on App Store amount to 60,000 with an ever-increasing rate. #Appstore   #iPhone6   #iPad   #Technology   #TechNews   #SteveJobs  
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LEDmeKnow:

Put your phone on silent and don’t miss a thing. Lights let you know – with a glance at a sleek box – who’s trying to reach you.

Each Square = Person, Group of People, Type of Contact or App.

You want to know who’s calling, emailing, texting, facebooking, WhatsApping, tweeting you.

You’re getting pretty sick of checking your phone all the time.

Glance over at a small, modern box that looks like a Rubik’s Cube and know immediately who has been reaching out.

Source: http://goo.gl/m9km6v

#technology   #techchat  
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Ingress is one of the most exciting, novel experiences you can treat yourself to. Sure it's about the fate of humanity, but more than that, it's about having fun with the greatest people you'll ever know. And now those experiences are open to users of both the most popular smartphone OSes in the world.

Join me. Join us. Be Enlightened.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ingress/id576505181

+Ingress #enlightened #ios   #gogreen  
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Happy Birthday Shiv Nadar: #HCL’s Philanthrophic Revolutionary. 10 lesser known facts of his life.    http://www.dazeinfo.com/2014/07/14/happy-birthday-shiv-nadar-hcls-philanthrophic-revolutionary/
 
Happy BDay Shiv Nadar :- Man & Mind Behind #HCL, who pioneered the computer hardware and #semiconductor industry in #India.. 10 less known fact about Shiv Nadar.  http://www.dazeinfo.com/2014/07/14/happy-birthday-shiv-nadar-hcls-philanthrophic-revolutionary/
In late 1980′s, he grew the IT hardware and computer applications company aggressively and HCL became India’s No. 1 company.. 
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AppShopper is pleased to alert you of a My Apps Update (4.2.7 -> 4.2.9) for the “Document Writer – Word Processor and Reader for Microsoft Office” App.
What's New in this version: Bug fixes, reported by users
AppShopper: http://appshopper.com/productivity/document-writer-word-processor-and-reader-for-microsoft-office
iTunes: http://appshopper.com/link/document-writer-word-processor-and-reader-for-microsoft-office
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With two Google-powered smartwatches currently on sale, and the circular Moto 360 already causing a stir among design geeks, wearables are one step
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Have you or one of your clients had a #DDoS  attack? What did you do? What shall you do next time (hopefully there won't be next time)
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Call @ 877-639-1130 to get your laptop/desktop fixed in Portland
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It’s my pleasure to introduce our “Magical Revision Book” under the section CONCEPT. This section contains some small small concepts which help people in the everyday life.
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Resume ++ (A Resume Developer) - Android App

Need a professional resume for your dream job or need a resume for a perfect career, this resume developer android app will develop your best resume ever. http://goo.gl/5mlewP
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Umbrella Type Designed USB 7-LED White Light Energy Saving Lamp
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